Barbara T. Dreyfuss

Dynamic Duo

As the Abramoff scandal threw a spotlight on the Alexander Strategy Group, the consulting firms two lead partners, Ed Buckham and Tony Rudy, claimed much of the media attention. But the rest of the firms stable remains largely unknownincluding Mike Mihalke and Chris Bertelli, who ran United Seniors ad campaign in 2003. Both Mihalke and… Read more »

Murder Inc.

The pharmaceutical industry had hoped, in backing the Medicare drug bill, to crush calls for reimportation of U.S-made drugs from countries where they are priced more cheaply. But in 2003, when an import bill started moving through the House, Alexander Strategy was there to help. That summer, the conservative Christian community buzzed with talk that… Read more »

Poison Pill

When Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio) pleaded guilty in September to selling legislative favors to clients of the disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, it signaled that the fallout from the corruption scandal is far from over. Indeed, prosecutors are still issuing subpoenas, using information fed to them by Abramoff and three associates who pleaded guilty earlier this… Read more »